from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A disposition to believe too readily.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A willingness to believe in someone or something in the absence of reasonable proof; credulousness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Readiness of belief; a disposition to believe on slight evidence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A weak or ignorant disregard of the nature or strength of the evidence upon which a belief is founded; in general, a disposition, arising from weakness or ignorance, to believe too readily, especially impossible or absurd things.
- n. Synonyms Fanaticism, Bigotry, etc.
- n. See superstition.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. tendency to believe readily
Middle English credulite, from Old French, from Latin crēdulitās, from crēdulus, credulous; see credulous.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French credulité, or directly from Latin crēdulitās. (Wiktionary)